My daughter went to Africa.
I was reluctant to let her go. But I found out God's peace is so much greater than my fears. And His plans for her so much bigger than mine. She's home safe and sound now but came back with a love for the children of Africa. She started sponsoring her first little one and by sharing her stories of these precious ones we have added another child to our sponsor list as well.
While in Africa she had sent me an e-mailed telling me that the social worker she was working with was previously a Compassion child. (My daughter had been serving with a different organization).
What were the chances!
I was so excited!!!
My daughter got to see first hand what a difference, not just our money makes, but how much our letters mean to the children.
Now being out of the Compassion program, the social worker, is helping others and making a difference in her community. And my daughter has made a life long friend.
|Open your mouth, judge righteously, And plead the cause of the poor and needy. Proverbs 31:9|
My daughter saw children who barely had enough food to eat, yet they were sharing their food with their friends who were not part of the program, leaving themselves with not enough food for themselves.
We must speak out. We must plead their cause. Will you serve?
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